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11 October 2012
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The International Day of the Girl Child was recognized for the first time on Thursday October 11, 2012. To mark this auspicious event the UNFPA held several public forums to discuss the challenges... Read more
25 September 2012
From the Ministry of Education September 20, 2012  Kingston, Jamaica: For Immediate Release Health and Family Life Education Curriculum amendments The Ministry of Education has noted with concern the... Read more
28 August 2012
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The National Communications Network 6 O'Clock News on 11 August broadcast a news clips of a high level discussion between Parliamentarians and young people on policy issues affecting youth. The... Read more
22 August 2012
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFP) has donated an assortment of family planning items including male and female condoms and emergency contraceptives to the Ministry of Health’s, Maternal and... Read more
25 July 2012
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On 18th July 2012, a courtesy call was paid to the Honourable Orville London, Chief Secretary, Tobago House of Assembly by staff from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).  The purpose of the... Read more
18 May 2012
UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK, 16 May 2012 – The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to new estimates released today by the... Read more
2 May 2012
Kingston, Jamaica – May 1, 2012: Professor Barbara Bailey, Gender Consultant and former Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies is... Read more
19 April 2012
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The UNFPA Country Office in Barbados has the responsibility for providing support to the member and associated-member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). For the... Read more
16 April 2012
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Caribbean advocates for population and development issues, including sexual, reproductive health and rights and youth empowerment are being encouraged to unite around common issues of concern for... Read more
11 April 2012
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With the glaring inequities between rich and poor countries and even within countries, it is easy to doubt the sincerity of governments when they make promises to protect the poor and vulnerable.... Read more

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